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College Football 2023-24 Bowl Season TV Schedule

ESPN’s industry-leading coverage of the 2023 college football postseason will feature a 40-game bowl schedule, culminating with the exclusive presentation of the College Football Playoff National Championship (7:30 p.m. ET) at NRG Stadium in Houston on Monday, Jan. 8.

The CFP begins on Monday, Jan. 1 with the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game featuring No. 1 Michigan vs. No. 4 Alabama (5 p.m.) from Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Calif., followed by the CFP Semifinal at the Sugar Bowl between No. 2 Washington and No. 3 Texas (8:45 p.m.) from Caesars Superdome in New Orleans. Both CFP semifinals and the National Championship will air on ESPN, ESPN Radio and ESPN Deportes, with alternate presentations available across ESPN platforms.

ESPN’s overall Bowl Season slate commences Saturday, Dec. 16, and completes the extensive 1,000+ game schedule carried across ESPN platforms this year.

All December bowl games will be simulcast on ESPN+.

The following is the college football’s bowl schedule (ranks according to the weekly College Football Playoff committee poll), including dates, start times, TV networks and scheduled announcers.

All times Eastern; schedule subject to change.

Saturday, December 16, 2023
11:00 AM: Myrtle Beach Bowl (ESPN)
Ohio vs. Georgia Southern
Announcers: Drew Carter, Dustin Fox, Stormy Buonantony
Bowl season begins as the Bobcats (9-3) and Eagles (6-6) clash in the Myrtle Beach Bowl. Ohio is 4-0 in bowl games since 2017. Georgia Southern qualified for the postseason for a second straight year under Clay Helton, but has dropped four in a row.

Saturday, December 16, 2023
12:00 PM: Celebration Bowl (ABC)
Howard vs. Florida A&M
Announcers: Tiffany Greene, Jay Walker, Quint Kessenich
The Bison line up with the Rattlers in the Celebration Bowl. On Nov. 18, Howard held off Beltway rival Morgan State to capture the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference crown. Florida A&M, three-time member of the MEAC, won 10 in a row to seize the SWAC.

Saturday, December 16, 2023
2:15 PM: New Orleans Bowl (ESPN)
Louisiana vs. Jacksonville State 
Announcers: Anish Shroff, Andre Ware, Taylor Davis 
The Gamecocks (8-4) square off with the Ragin’ Cajuns (6-6) in the New Orleans Bowl. Louisiana Lafayette needed a 52-21 victory over rival Louisiana Monroe to secure a postseason berth. Jacksonville State makes its bowl debut in its first FBS season.

Saturday, December 16, 2023
3:30 PM: Cure Bowl (ABC, ESPN3)
Appalachian State vs. Miami (OH)  
Announcers: Bob Wischusen, Robert Griffin III, Kris Budden 
The RedHawks (11-2) and Mountaineers (8-5) come together for the Cure Bowl in Orlando, Fla. Miami (Ohio) won the MAC and is 5-0 since sophomore Aveon Smith replaced injured quarterback Brett Gabbert. Appalachian State fell in the Sun Belt final.

Saturday, December 16, 2023
5:45 PM: New Mexico Bowl (ESPN)
Fresno State vs. New Mexico State
Announcers: Clay Matvick, Rod Gilmore, Lauren Sisler 
The Aggies enjoy a home-state advantage when they face the Bulldogs in the New Mexico Bowl. New Mexico State seeks a second straight bowl victory after reaching double-digit wins for the first time in 63 years. Fresno State won this bowl in 2021.

Saturday, December 16, 2023
7:30 PM: LA Bowl (ABC, ESPN3)
Boise State vs. UCLA
Announcers: Dave Flemming, Brock Osweiler, Kayla Burton
UCLA feels right at home as it battles Mountain West champion Boise State in the LA Bowl. Boise State brings a four-game win streak to the proceedings after routing UNLV 44-20 for the MWC title behind Ashton Jeanty’s 153 rushing yards and TD.

Saturday, December 16, 2023
9:15 PM: Independence Bowl (ESPN)
Cal vs. Texas Tech
Announcers: Kevin Connors, Rocky Boiman, Marilyn Payne 
The Red Raiders go up against the Golden Bears in the Independence Bowl. Texas Tech won bowl games by a combined 44 points over the last two years. California qualified for its first bowl since 2019 by winning its final three regular-season contests.

Monday, December 18, 2023
2:30 PM: Famous Toastery Bowl (ESPN)
Western Kentucky vs. Old Dominion
Announcers: Dave Neal, Tom Luginbill, Abby Labar
The Hilltoppers (7-5) play the Monarchs (6-6) in the 2023 Famous Toastery Bowl. Western Kentucky is 6-2 in bowl games since 2014, while Old Dominion’s lone victory was at the Bahamas Bowl in 2016. Western Kentucky topped Old Dominion 43-20 in 2021.

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
9:00 PM: Frisco Bowl (ESPN)
UTSA vs. Marshall
Announcers: Jorge Sedano, Rocky Boiman, Dawn Davenport 
The Frisco Bowl pits former conference foes against each other as Texas-San Antonio plays Marshall. The Thundering Herd have qualified for 10 of the past 11 postseasons, going 6-3 in that span. The Roadrunners try to collect their first bowl triumph.

Thursday, December 21, 2023
8:00 PM: Boca Raton Bowl (ESPN)
South Florida vs. Syracuse
Announcers: Matt Barrie, Dan Mullen, Harry Lyles Jr.
The Orange (6-6) and the Bulls (6-6) tangle in the Boca Raton Bowl. Syracuse is 4-1 in bowl games since 2010, but fell in the Pinstripe Bowl last year. South Florida freshman quarterback Byrum Brown has accounted for 34 touchdowns this year.

Friday, December 22, 2023
6:30 PM: Gasparilla Bowl (ESPN)
Georgia Tech vs. UCF
Announcers: Wes Durham, Tim Hasselbeck, Taylor Tannebaum
The Knights bid for a third Gasparilla Bowl victory in five years as they face the Yellow Jackets in Tampa, Fla. Both teams are 6-6. UCF beat Georgia Tech 27-10 in 2022 behind quarterback John Rhys Plumlee’s 100 rushing yards and a touchdown.

Saturday, December 23, 2023
12:00 PM: Birmingham Bowl (ABC, ESPN3)
Duke vs. Troy 
Announcers: Tom Hart, Cole Cubelic, Taylor Davis
The Trojans are the de facto home team during the Birmingham Bowl versus the Blue Devils. Duke coach Mike Elko accepted an offer to become the new head coach of Texas A&M on Nov. 27. Troy toppled Appalachian State for the Sun Belt championship.

Saturday, December 23, 2023
12:00 PM: Camellia Bowl (ESPN)
Arkansas State vs. Northern Illinois
Announcers: Courtney Lyle, Hutson Mason, Ashley Stroehlein
The Huskies face the Red Wolves in the Camellia Bowl. Northern Illinois defeated Arkansas State in the 2011 Bowl. The Huskies are 0-7 in bowls since, while the Wolves make their first postseason appearance since winning this bowl in 2019.

Saturday, December 23, 2023
3:30 PM: Armed Forces Bowl (ABC, ESPN3)
James Madison vs. Air Force
Announcers: Anish Shroff, Andre Ware, Paul Carcaterra
The Falcons (8-4) battle the Dukes (11-1) in the Armed Forces Bowl. Air Force is 4-0 in the postseason since 2016, including a win at this bowl last year, but dropped four in a row to end the season. James Madison makes its first playoff appearance.

Saturday, December 23, 2023
3:30 PM: Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (ESPN)
Georgia State vs. Utah State
Announcers: Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich, Sherree Burruss
Georgia State faces Utah State in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. The Aggies are no stranger to this contest, going 1-3 all-time in the Potato Bowl. Utah State quarterback Levi Williams will forego his senior year to enter the U.S. Navy SEAL training.

Saturday, December 23, 2023
7:00 PM: 68 Ventures Bowl (ESPN)
South Alabama vs. Eastern Michigan
Announcers: Taylor Zarzour, Matt Stinchcomb, Alyssa Lang 
The Eagles (6-6) and Jaguars (6-6) come together in the 68 Ventures Bowl from Mobile, Ala. South Alabama, on its home turf, is looking to nail down its first bowl victory in four attempts. Eastern Michigan snapped a four-game postseason skid in 2022.

Saturday, December 23, 2023
7:30 PM: Las Vegas Bowl (ABC)
Utah vs. Northwestern 
Announcers: Sean McDonough, Greg McElroy, Stormy Buonantony
The Wildcats (7-5) roll into their Las Vegas Bowl meeting against the Utes (8-4). Northwestern has won three in a row for the first time since 2020. Utah’s losses came against top 25 teams. The Wildcats beat the Utes 31-20 in 2018 Holiday Bowl.

Saturday, December 23, 2023
10:30 PM: Hawaii Bowl (ESPN)
Coastal Carolina vs. San José State 
Announcers: John Schriffen, Orlando Franklin, Marilyn Payne 
The Spartans compete with the Chanticleers in the Hawaii Bowl. San Jose State has won six in a row, with senior running back Kairee Robinson rushing for 782 yards and 11 TDs in those games. Coastal Carolina earned a fourth straight postseason berth.

Tuesday, December 26, 2023
2:00 PM: Quick Lane Bowl (ESPN)
Bowling Green vs. Minnesota
Announcers: Connor Onion, Dustin Fox, Tori Petry
The Golden Gophers and their good grades face a test in the Quick Lane Bowl against the Falcons. Minnesota was the only five-win program needed to complete the 82-team bowl lineup. The Gophers won the tiebreaker via their Academic Progress Rate.

Tuesday, December 26, 2023
5:30 PM: First Responder Bowl (ESPN)
Rice vs. Texas State 
Announcers: Dave Neal, Aaron Murray, Morgan Uber
The Owls engage the Bobcats in the First Responder Bowl. Texas State entered the season as one of three FBS programs to not have played in a bowl game. Rice’s Luke McCaffrey, brother of San Francisco 49ers star Christian, made 12 TD grabs this year.

Tuesday, December 26, 2023
9:00 PM: Guaranteed Rate Bowl (ESPN)
Kansas vs. UNLV 
Announcers: Beth Mowins, Kirk Morrison, Stormy Buonantony 
UNLV lines up against Kansas in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl. The Rebels, who have played in just one playoff game across the past 23 seasons, won nine contests for the first time since 1984. The Jayhawks seek their first bowl-game victory since 2008.

Wednesday, December 27, 2023
2:00 PM: Military Bowl (ESPN)
Virginia Tech vs. Tulane
Announcers: Jay Alter, Rene Ingoglia, Alex Chappell
The Green Wave ride into a Military Bowl outing against the Hokies. Tulane had won 10 straight games before falling 26-14 to SMU in the American Athletic Conference title game. Tulane’s Makhi Hughes paced freshmen nationwide with 1,290 rushing yards.

Wednesday, December 27, 2023
5:30 PM: Duke’s Mayo Bowl (ESPN)
West Virginia vs. North Carolina
Announcers: Matt Barrie, Dan Mullen, Harry Lyles Jr.
The Mountaineers and Tar Heels enter the Duke’s Mayo Bowl going in different directions despite both being 8-4. West Virginia won four of its last five contests, totaling 76 points in winning its past two. North Carolina is mired in a two-game slide.

Wednesday, December 27, 2023
8:00 PM: Holiday Bowl (Fox)
[#15] Louisville vs. USC
Announcers: Gus Johnson, Joel Klatt, Jenny Taft
No. 15 Louisville plays USC in the Holiday Bowl. Jeff Brohm guided the Cardinals to a 10-3 record and the ACC title game in his first year at the helm. Trojans star Caleb Williams, the projected No. 1 pick in the NFL draft, opted out of this contest.

Wednesday, December 27, 2023
9:00 PM: Texas Bowl (ESPN)
[#20] Oklahoma State vs. Texas A&M
Announcers: Roy Philpott, Roddy Jones, Taylor McGregor
The Aggies (7-5) and No. 20 Cowboys (9-4) meet in the Texas Bowl for the second time in five years. Texas A&M topped Oklahoma State 24-21 in the 2019 game. The Cowboys come off a 49-21 loss to the CFP-bound Longhorns in the Big 12 championship game.

Thursday, December 28, 2023
11:00 AM: Fenway Bowl (ESPN)
Boston College vs. [#24] SMU
Announcers: Chris Cotter, Mark Herzlich, Sherree Burruss
The Eagles stay close to home as they play the No. 24 Mustangs in the Fenway Bowl. Boston College’s campus is about four miles from Fenway Park. SMU, the American Athletic Conference champion, has won nine straight. BC has dropped three in a row.

Thursday, December 28, 2023
2:15 PM: Pinstripe Bowl (ESPN)
Rutgers vs. Miami (FL)
Announcers: Drew Carter, Rod Gilmore, Taylor Davis
The Hurricanes (7-5) come up against the Scarlet Knights (6-6) in the Pinstripe Bowl from Yankee Stadium. This is the first meeting between the schools since both were members of the Big East in 2003. Miami is 11-0 against Rutgers all-time.

Thursday, December 28, 2023
5:45 PM: Pop-Tarts Bowl (ESPN)
[#18] NC State vs. [#25] Kansas State
Announcers: Anish Shroff, Andre Ware, Paul Carcaterra
The No. 18 Wolfpack (9-3) match up with the No. 25 Wildcats (8-4) in the Pop-Tarts Bowl. NC State has won this bowl three times, most recently in 2010. Kansas State senior quarterback Will Howard has accounted for 34 touchdowns this season.

Thursday, December 28, 2023
9:15 PM: Alamo Bowl (ESPN)
[#14] Arizona vs. [#12] Oklahoma
Announcers: Tom Hart, Jordan Rodgers, Cole Cubelic
The No. 12 Sooners line up against the No. 14 Wildcats in the Alamo Bowl. Oklahoma, Alamo champions in 2021, qualified for a 25th consecutive postseason with a 10-2 regular season. Arizona won six straight contests to end a six-year playoff drought.

Friday, December 29, 2023
12:00 PM: Gator Bowl (ESPN)
Kentucky vs. [#22] Clemson
Announcers: Wes Durham, Tim Hasselbeck, Taylor Tannebaum
The No. 22 Tigers appear in a 19th straight postseason as they play the Wildcats in the Gator Bowl. Clemson prevailed in its last four games after a 4-4 start. The Tigers won eight of their last 11 bowls, and two national titles during that span.

Friday, December 29, 2023
2:00 PM: Sun Bowl (CBS)
[#19] Oregon State vs. [#16] Notre Dame 
Announcers: Brad Nessler, Gary Danielson, Jenny Dell
The No. 16 Fighting Irish (9-3) head for the West Texas town of El Paso to take on the No. 19 Beavers (8-4) in the Sun Bowl. Notre Dame is 20-21 in bowl games. Oregon State finished the regular season with losses to Oregon and CFP-bound Washington.

Friday, December 29, 2023
3:30 PM: Liberty Bowl (ESPN)
Memphis vs. Iowa State
Announcers: John Schriffen, Rocky Boiman, Dawn Davenport
A Liberty Bowl rematch sees the Tigers (9-3) play the Cyclones (7-5) on Memphis’ home field. Iowa State marched into Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium in 2017, defeating Memphis 21-20. Running back Blake Watson (MEM) totaled 17 TDs in the regular season.

Friday, December 29, 2023
8:00 PM: Cotton Bowl (ESPN)
[#9] Missouri vs. [#7] Ohio State 
Announcers: Dave Pasch, Dusty Dvoracek, Tom Luginbill 
The No. 7 Buckeyes (11-1) tangle with the No. 9 Tigers (10-2) in the Cotton Bowl. Ohio State dropped out of CFP contention with a 30-24 loss at Michigan. Missouri is enjoying its best season since 2014, when it won 11 games and the Citrus Bowl.

Saturday, December 30, 2023
12:00 PM: Peach Bowl (ESPN)
[#11] Ole Miss vs. [#10] Penn State 
Announcers: Mark Jones, Louis Riddick, Quint Kessenich
The No. 11 Rebels (10-2) compete with the No. 10 Nittany Lions (10-2) in the Peach Bowl. Ole Miss has appeared in a bowl game in each of Lane Kiffin’s four years at the helm. Penn State’s Drew Allar threw 23 TD passes during his sophomore campaign.

Saturday, December 30, 2023
2:00 PM: Music City Bowl (ABC, ESPN3)
Maryland vs. Auburn
Announcers: Taylor Zarzour, Matt Stinchcomb, Alyssa Lang
The Tigers and Terrapins tangle in the Music City Bowl. Maryland secured a third straight bowl game appearance by winning two of its final three games, on the road. Quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa accounted for 30 of the Terps’ 45 total TDs this year.

Saturday, December 30, 2023
4:00 PM: Orange Bowl (ESPN)
[#5] Florida State vs. [#6] Georgia 
Announcers: Joe Tessitore, Jesse Palmer, Katie George 
The No. 5 Seminoles play the No. 6 Bulldogs in the Orange Bowl. Florida State became the first unbeaten team to be denied a CFP berth despite winning a Power Five conference title. Georgia’s 29-game win streak was snapped by Alabama in the SEC final.

Saturday, December 30, 2023
4:30 PM: Arizona Bowl (CW, Barstool Sports)
Toledo vs. Wyoming
Announcers: Jake Marsh, Dan Katz, Dave Portnoy, Adam “Rone” Ferrone, Caleb Pressley
The Cowboys (8-4) are in a familiar spot as they face the Rockets (11-2) in the Arizona Bowl. Wyoming won this game in 2019, but fell 30-27 in overtime to Ohio last season. Toledo had an 11-game win streak snapped in the MAC championship game Dec. 2.

Monday, January 1, 2024
12:00 PM: ReliaQuest Bowl (ESPN2)
Wisconsin vs. [#13] LSU 
Announcers: Brian Custer, Rod Gilmore, Lauren Sisler 
Jayden Daniels and the No. 13 Tigers (9-3) surge into their ReliaQuest Bowl affair against the Badgers (7-5). LSU totaled 150 points in winning its last three games with Daniels passing for 1,020 yards and rushing for 450 while accounting for 17 TDs.

Monday, January 1, 2024
1:00 PM: Fiesta Bowl (ESPN)
[#8] Oregon vs. [#23] Liberty
Announcers: Bob Wischusen, Robert Griffin III, Kris Budden 
The unbeaten No. 23 Flames (13-0) line up against the No. 8 Ducks (11-2) in the Fiesta Bowl from Arizona. Oregon’s national title hopes were derailed by Washington in the Pac-12 championship game. Liberty is 3-1 in bowl games since 2019.

Monday, January 1, 2024
1:00 PM: Citrus Bowl (ABC, ESPN3)
[#21] Tennessee vs. [#17] Iowa
Announcers: Dave Flemming, Brock Osweiler, Kayla Burton 
The No. 17 Hawkeyes play the No. 21 Volunteers in the Citrus Bowl. Tennessee is 5-1 in the postseason since 2014, a stretch that began with a win over Iowa in the Gator Bowl. Iowa, 4-1 in bowls since 2017, was shut out in the Big Ten title game.

Monday, January 1, 2024
[#4] Alabama vs. [#1] Michigan 
Announcers: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Holly Rowe, Laura Rutledge
The No. 4 Crimson Tide play the No. 1 Wolverines in a CFP semifinal. Alabama is in its eighth playoff in 10 years after upsetting Georgia in the SEC championship. Michigan again went 13-0 in the regular season, and won a third straight Big Ten crown. (Los Crimson Tide se enfrentan a los Wolverines en una semifinal de la CFP. Alabama está en su octava eliminatoria en 10 años tras vencer a Georgia en el campeonato de la SEC. Michigan ganó por tercera vez consecutiva la corona de la Big Ten.)

On ESPN2, entertaining, free-flowing commentary by Pat McAfee, who will roam the sidelines of Rose Bowl Stadium. McAfee calls the action from the unique vantage point while being joined by ESPN analysts, notable personalities, and celebrities during the game.

On ESPNews, the popular view from above the action and behind the offense on most plays. This unique angle has long been one of ESPN’s alternate viewing options and is readily available on multiple games every week.

On ESPNU, a multi-angle presentation, which includes up to four different vantage points at any one time, with real-time player and team statistics supplementing the game action.

On SEC Network, Chris Stewart, Tyler Watts and Christian Miller host the local Alabama Crimson Tide radio broadcast, with their audio feed synced up with ESPN’s presentation.

Monday, January 1, 2024
[#3] Texas vs. [#2] Washington
Announcers: Sean McDonough, Greg McElroy, Molly McGrath, Katie George 
The No. 2 Huskies (13-0) take on the No. 3 Longhorns (12-1) in a College Football Playoff semifinal. Big 12 winner Texas appears in its first CFP. Washington held off Oregon to win the Pac-12. The Huskies beat the Longhorns in the 2022 Alamo Bowl. (Los Huskies (13-0) se miden a los Longhorns (12-1) en una semifinal. Texas participa por primera vez en la CFP. Washington venció a Oregón y acabó campeón de la Pac-12. Los Huskies vencieron a los Longhorns en el Alamo Bowl de 2022.)

On ESPN2, personalities Cole Cubelic and Harry Douglas team up for Field Pass with a pair of Texas exes, ESPN analyst Sam Acho and former Longhorn quarterback Colt McCoy for the Allstate Sugar Bowl from New Orleans.

Monday, January 8, 2024
7:30 PM: College Football Playoff National Championship from NRG Stadium in Houston (ESPN)
[#1] Michigan vs. [#2] Washington
Announcers: Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Holly Rowe, Molly McGrath 
The Wolverines and Huskies play for the College Football Playoff title. The programs, who will be Big Ten rivals in 2024, are 14-0 for the first time. Michigan outlasted Alabama 27-20 in overtime in the semifinals. Washington survived Texas 37-31.

On ESPN2, Field Pass with The Pat McAfee Show.

On ESPNEWS, SkyCast.

On ESPNU, Command Center.

On ESPN Deportes, Los Wolverines y los Huskies se juegan el título del College Football Playoff. Los programas están 14-0 por primera vez. Michigan superó a Alabama por 27-20 en la prórroga de las semifinales. Washington se impuso a Texas por 37-31.